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CJ Stewart and LEAD Program Graduates

100% Graduation Rate – LEAD Delivers [AUDIO & VIDEO]

- Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 6:36pm

(updated from original post May 20th 2013) The inner-city Atlanta youth baseball program (LEAD) started by former professional baseball player CJ Stewart recently held their annual awards night. The event held at...

Polk County will soon have a third solar farm in operation

Polk County Going Solar

- Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 11:48am

A 10-acre farm is going solar in Polk County. This will be the third solar farm in Polk County and should be completed by 2014, according to the Cedartown Standard. The other two solar farms are in Rockmart and...

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Bass Pro Shops Setting up Camp in Georgia

- Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 7:10am

The word is out. Bass Pro Shops is coming to Augusta and Emerson. The Columbia County commissioners announced Wednesday that Bass Pro Shops® Outpost will be opening a 50,000 square foot store in the fall of 2014 or...

Neonatologist is one of the "Hottest" jobs according to Lists Top 6 "Hot Jobs"

- Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 12:53pm, the popular worldwide employment search engine, has released “The Top 6 Hot Jobs That Pay Over $80,000 a Year”. Here’s a quick synopsis of Monster's Contributing Writer Tom Mangan’s article highlighting...

The ATL WEBFEST will be held Oct. 25th - 27th

Largest Web Series Festival in Southeast to be Hosted by Georgia Tech

- Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 9:17am

The Georgia Tech School of Literature, Media, and Communication Technology is hosting the largest Webfest in the Southeast this October. ATL WEBFEST is geared towards growing the digital film and video production...

Surprisingly, Amusement Parks are rated the most injury-prone workplace

America’s Most Dangerous States to Work

- Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 7:05am

Sometimes it’s good to be average. A new study from a disability insurance company shows Maine to be the most dangerous state for workers. The study, conducted by the Allsup company, reviewed job-related injury claims...

Teleperformance is expanding operations and adding jobs in Augusta, GA

Teleperformance Adding 130 Jobs in Augusta

- Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 12:52pm

Teleperformance, a world-wide customer service operator, is adding 130 more jobs to its Augusta facility, as reported by The Augusta Chronicle. The global company has been operating in a 50,000 square foot building,...

New Walmart Location to Hire 250

New Fulton County Walmart Means 250 Jobs

- Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 8:59am

A new Walmart Supercenter off of Cascade Road in South Fulton County began this construction past October, and is now ready to hire at least 250 retail employees. Fulton County's Housing and Human Services, Office of...

Bullseye Trailers are Manufactured in Tifton, GA

Manufacturing Jobs for Tifton

- Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 6:51am

A Georgia-based trailer manufacturer has announced plans to help bring business and employment opportunities to Tifton. Bullseye Trailers is a custom builder of enclosed cargo trailers. The company distributes finished...

Manufacturing Jobs are on the Increase in Georgia

Almost 8,000 Georgia Manufacturing Jobs Created in Last Year

- Monday, July 22, 2013 - 9:33am

A leading report of manufacturing activity shows Georgia increasing jobs for a second consecutive year. The 2014 Georgia Manufacturers Register® reports Georgia gained 7,769 manufacturing jobs from May 2012 to May 2013...


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